WELCOME TO THE OFFICIAL BLOG for La Pétanque Marinière in San Rafael, California. LPM has been an active Marin pétanque club since 1972 and affiliated with the Fédération of Pétanque USA, since 1975. We welcome people of all abilities, ages and nationalities to come and enjoy pétanque with us.

The Pierre Joske Courts are located on Civic Center drive in San Rafael. (click for directions). Casual games are played every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from about 1 pm. Tournament play is usually held on the second Sunday of every month.

Please consult the links on the sidebar to the right for more information on clubs in the bay area, nationally and world wide.

If you would like to play but haven't any boules, please contact our President, Christine Cragg, or Ken Lee. They can bring some for you to use, as well as introduce you to the basic skills and techniques of pétanque. In addition, if you are looking to purchase boules but are unsure as to which size and weight are right for you, we have a range of different examples from which to choose.

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Emile Furlan Memorial Invitation

That's right folks! This is the best event yearly on the west coast.
It is annually hosted by Simone Furlan on her central valley ranch under the cooling shade of her walnut orchard in Knights Landing, California.
It is always an open, select mixed triples with a Saturday evening banquet co-hosted and put on by the
Reservations and prepayment are preferred and required (imagine having 100 plus of your closest friends for dinner).
There are many acres available for the campers and motor home sites for those that are adventurist, and motels a short 15 minutes away in Woodland.

We’re looking forward to seeing you there.


Kevin McGill
Director of Petanque
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